Chamber orchestra L’ Appassionata was born in 2019 around the activities of the Gaspari Foundation as a group of young excellence dedicated to the deepening of the repertoire for chamber orchestra. Its members include some of the best young music professionals in Italy, who have perfected themselves in the most important musical institutions in Europe and have already acquired concert experience in the most important Italian orchestras, including the Italian Radio Symphony Orchestra, La Scala Philharmonic Orchestra, Haydn Orchestra of Bolzano, Orchestra of the Teatro Regio of Turin, Orchestra of the Arena di Verona Foundation, Philharmonic Orchestra of the Municipal Theater of Bologna.
The orchestra already has concerts and tours to its credit in some of the greatest Italian halls including Sala Verdi in Milan, Teatro La Fenice in Venice, Accademia Filarmonica in Verona, Bibiena Theater in Mantua.
L’ Appassionata is also the protagonist of two recording projects released in 2021 – a monograph on Antonio Vivaldi published by SONY Classical with soloist Tommaso Benciolini and a monograph on Johann Sebastian Bach with violinist Jaroslaw Nadrzycki published by Hänssler Classics – both received with great public and critical success and broadcast by broadcasters such as Rai Radio 3, BBC Radio, Radio Classica, Radio24, Venice Classic Radio. The concert master of L’Appassionata is Lorenzo Gugole, a Veronese violinist active throughout Europe, the United States, China, the United Arab Emirates.